The Debate

The future of shopping: Google and Walmart take on Amazon

It's an episode in the battle for world retail dominance: Internet giant Google and the world's top supermarket chain Walmart have sealed an alliance to move goods online, with an eye to counter the ever-expanding ambitions of Amazon. How we shop is changing fast, with voice-activated services that cater to anticipated tastes. Should we cheer or shudder at that prospect? What kind of consumers are we becoming?

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Produced by Michaele BARBERO, François WIBAUX and Laure FOURQUET.

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